Not Eating Nuts Or Seeds? HERE’S What You’re Missing Out On

Nuts and seeds are full of nutrients like high-quality protein, dietary fibre, vitamins like B9 and E, minerals and healthy fats. Nutritionists highly suggest you add them into your daily diet, considering studies have proven many of their benefits on human health. Here’s what you’re missing out on if you don’t consume any:   1….

5 Food Products That SEEM HEALTHY But Aren’t!

In today’s society, everything is so fast-paced, and nobody seems to have time for anything, especially cooking from home. Up until 2016, statistics showed that people cook at home less and less. The convenience glorified in fast-paces lifestyles has led to the creation of processed, pre-cooked, pre-packaged ingredients and food items. Some of them are…

Recipe: NUTRITIONIST-APPROVED Oatmeal Cookies!

Is there a better smell in the world than fresh cookies baking in the oven? Many would agree that there isn’t. I made this oatmeal cookie recipe for guests quite a few times recently, and decided I’d share it with you all! The recipe makes about 12 delicious, healthy and chewy oatmeal cookies.  Ingredients: For…

Science Dictates Coffee May Potentially Have Some Major Health Benefits

Coffee has become one of the most internationally popular beverages, and has become many people’s drink of choice when looking to increase productivity, due to its awakening effects, but also because of its taste and aroma. It’s composed of mainly water, but also many other compound molecules that give it its signature colour, flavour, aroma,…

Recipe: DELICIOUS & REFRESHING Mango Sorbet! (No-Churn)

What a nice way to treat yourself on a hot August day! Sorbet! This recipe has only 4 ingredients (not counting water), and is easy to make. It takes about 2 hours to let it freeze in order for the recipe to set, however. So if you’re planning on making these for some guests, do it…

RECIPE: QUICK + ONE-PAN Marinated Salmon & Asparagus

Ever find yourself in a time crunch to make dinner? Perhaps having guests over for dinner and have no idea what to make? Lucky for us, this dish is as classy as it is easy for any dinner. In fact, fish takes less time to cook than meat or poultry!  What you’ll need: Salmon filets,…

INCREDIBLE Edible Water Bottles?!

Earlier this year I started hearing about these edible water bottle blobs, that claim to be made from algae and leave zero plastic waste. I’m not too sure why I brushed it off at the time, perhaps because they didn’t have much information about it yet. It recently came back to mind and I decided…

4 Cocktails With FRESH Fruit That Are PERFECT For Summer!

Summer might have started a while ago, but I live in Canada. Up until a few weeks ago,  it was super gloomy and sticky. It is just starting to feel like summer here. What better way to celebrate summer than with cocktails by the pool! 1. Peach & Strawberry Sangria Start by slicing up your…

The Pesto Pasta Recipe We’re OBSESSED With! 😍

Ingredients Per portion of pasta (about 8 ounces or 200g) of your choosing: 1 clove garlic; 1 cup fresh basil; 1/4 cup de-shelled pistachios (can be substituted for walnut or pine nuts); 1/4 cup parmesan or Romano cheese, grated. Can be removed or substituted with sun-dried tomatoes or nutritional yeast for a vegan option; salt…

Is Whole Wheat Bread ACTUALLY Better For You Than White Bread?

Firstly, how is bread made? The main ingredients of plain bread are flour, yeast, salt and water. Vegetable fat and vinegar are also added to, respectively, give the final product its texture and as a natural preservative. The flour is what determines whether the final product is whole-wheat, or white. Although the flour used for…

EASY & DELICIOUS Breakfast Potato Recipe

As easy as 1, 2, 3! Delicious as well!   Cut up your potatoes in the shape of your choice. Drizzle about 1 tsp (5 mL) of olive oil. Sprinkle on (about 1 tsp of each) garlic powder, as well as lemon and pepper flakes. You can alternatively drizzle on 1 tbsp (15 mL) of…